US taxpayers subsidising world’s biggest fossil fuel companies – SHARE THIS
A spokesman for Marathon Petroleum said: “The tax credit recognises the enormous contribution we make to the Ohio economy through the taxes we pay and the well-paying jobs we maintain. We have more than doubled the 100 new jobs we committed to create.” The spokesman said the company paid billions of dollars in income and other taxes every year across the US.
“Big oil, gas, and coal have huge influence on politicians and governments and they get that influence the old fashioned way – they buy it,” said Kretzmann. “Through campaign finance, lobbying, advertising and superpac spending, the industry has many ways to influence candidates and government officials seeking re-election.”
It’s your tax money,so start voicing it’s flagrant misuse.
Tax dollars feed the economy,sure; but your health system,and the needy should rate higher on the list.
The needs of the many,outway the needs of the few ?
What’s Canada’s evaluation take on the fossil fuel tax fed companies ?
It’s time the Needy got Greedy !
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